• Bryce Canyon Country

    Garfield County Utah

Bryce Canyon Country

Garfield County

Bryce Canyon National Park, a sprawling reserve in southern Utah, is known for crimson-colored hoodoos, which are spire-shaped rock formations. The park’s main road leads past the expansive Bryce Amphitheater, a hoodoo-filled depression lying below the Rim Trail hiking path. It has overlooks at Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point. Prime viewing times are around sunup and sundown.

Bryce Canyon is not a single canyon, but a series of natural amphitheaters or bowls, carved into the edge of a high plateau. The most famous of these is the Bryce Amphitheater, which is filled with irregularly eroded spires of rocks called hoodoos. Perhaps every visitor to the park will spend at least some time marveling at its four main viewpoints, all found within the first few miles of the park: Bryce Point, Inspiration Point, Sunset Point, and Sunrise Point. Between April and October a shuttle service is operated in this area of the park to reduce congestion.

PLACES TO GO & SIGHTS TO SEE

Here are a few suggestions on places to visit, roadside attractions, parks, recreation areas, scenic views, and more! Need a little help getting around? Use the search box or scroll down the list for directions.

TitleCategoryAddressDescription
Ticaboo Ticaboo, Utah
Lower Calf Creek Falls Lower Calf Creek Falls
Scenic Highway 12 State Highway 12, Escalante, Utah
Burr Trail Burr Trail Road, Boulder, Utah
Hole In The Rock Hole-in-the-Rock, Kane County, Utah
Escalante Petrified Forest State Park Escalante Petrified Forest State Park
Widtsoe Ghost Town Widtsoe Ghost Town
Anasazi State Park Museum Anasazi State Park Museum
Panguitch Lake Panguitch Lake
Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument
Red Canyon Red Canyon, Garfield County, Utah
Kodachrome Basin State Park Kodachrome Basin State Park
Bryce Canyon National Park Bryce Canyon National Park Visitors Center